National Day of Listening

National Day of Listening

You could say therapists are professional listeners but even we need to be reminded to shut up and listen. Some clever person had this idea to create National Day of Listening. Today is the first one ever. photo courtesy of McBeth Studs Terkel practically invented...
My Vintage Romance

My Vintage Romance

Next year John and I will be married for twenty-five years! That’s 175 in dog years and sometimes I feel every bloody year. No joke. It’s a cliché. The couple that lives in the same house year after year, eats together in silence, beaten into boredom by...

Three Cool Sites I’ve Discovered Recently

You might like them, too. Woulda Coulda Shoulda. The blogger, Mir, started this blog as a way to deal with the anger and frustrations of a messy divorce. I love her subtitle quote, "Maybe the best we can hope to do is end up with the right regrets." ~Arthur...
The Up Side of Being Sick

The Up Side of Being Sick

Or What Is Secondary Gain? Monday night my throat closed up as if someone were very deliberately trying to choke me. My temperature spiked up to 102º. For two days I was pretty miserable.  Today the choke hold loosened a bit and so far no fever. Probably because...